The original Quarrymen minus their leader in July 1997 on the same spot at St Peter’s Church, where the famous Quarrymen picture by Geoff Rhind was taken on 6 July 1957, the day John met Paul and everything changed.
July 6, 1957. The day it all started.
“At the Woolton village fete I met him. I was a fat schoolboy and, as he leaned an arm on my shoulder, I realised he was drunk. We were twelve then, but in spite of his sideboards, we went on to become teenage pals.”
- Paul McCartney in his introduction to John’s first book.